Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary

Entry-Level Home Health Aides take home an average $9.82 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to close to one-fifth, and close to an eighth earn dental coverage. Most Entry-Level Home Health Aides like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$12,365 - $39,965
(Median)
$12K
$20K
$40K
MEDIAN: $19,697
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$7.98 - $13.31
(Median)
$8
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,365 - $39,965  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.04  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,548 - $29,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.98 - $13.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $0.51  
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.04  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,548 - $29,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,180
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Home Health Aide


Employees at Comfort Keepers take home the smallest paychecks, and $19K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $16K and quickly nearing the top at only $23K.

Pay Difference by Location


Entry-Level Home Health Aides will find that Philadelphia offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 9 percent. Entry-Level Home Health Aides can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+8 percent), Rochester (+6 percent), Columbus (+3 percent), and Harrisburg (+3 percent). In Orlando, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Cleveland and 2 percent less in Pittsburgh, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salaries

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National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 134 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 79%
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